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Finding Aid to the José Dario Argüello documents, 1792-1815
BANC MSS C-A 308  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Brief Biographical Sketch

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: José Dario Argüello Documents,
    Date (inclusive): 1792-1815
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 308
    Creator: Argüello, José Dario, ca. 1753-1828
    Extent: Number of containers: 6 items and 1 oversize folder
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: The documents, primarily from the T.W. Norris and the Cowan Collections, include 1792 census record for Monterey, San Jose and some of the missions; copy of a report, 1797, re Indians of the Colorado River area; an order, 1801, re boundaries between the pueblo of San Jose and Santa Clara Mission; a certificate of service issued to a cadet, 1804; and census data and reports on missions, 1812 and 1815.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], José Dario Argüello documents, BANC MSS C-A 308, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The José Dario Argüello Documents are primarily from the T. W. Norris and the Cowan collections.

    Brief Biographical Sketch

    Argüello served as comandante at the presidios at San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Barbara, and as acting governor of California, 1814-1815.